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# mathwords

### vocab

Question | Answer |
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base | the number in an exponential expression that is multiplied by itself |

common factor | a common factor of two or more numbers is a number that is a factor of all the number |

common multiple | a common multiple of a set of numbers is a multiple of all numbers |

composite number | a whole number greater then 1 with more then two factors |

exponents | a symbol written above and to the right of a quantity that tells how many times the quantity is multiplied by itself |

factor | a factor of a whole number is another whole number that divides into it without a remainder |

factor pair | a factor pair for a number is two factors whose product equals that number |

greatest common factor | the GCF of two or more numbers is the greatest of their common factors |

least common multiple | the lcm of two or more numbers is the smallest of their common multiples |

multiple | a multiple of a whole number is the product of that number and another whole number |

order of operations | a convention for reading and evaluating expressions |

power | a number that is written using an exponent |

prime factorization | the prime factorization of a composite number shows that numbers written as a product of prime numbers |

prime number | a whole greater than 1 with two factors: itself and 1 |

product law of exponents | law that states when the base of two factors are the same, the power of their product is the sum of their exponents |

relatively prime | two or more numbers are relatively prime if their only common factor is 1 |

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